If you are looking to join a real conversation about Lafayette, The Current has the power to bring your big ideas to Lafayette’s best, brightest and most engaged audience.

We are the only local nonprofit news organization striving to answer Lafayette’s big questions. We help shed light on the issues our community cares deeply about.

The Current meets Hub Citizens where they are. Our live events, online reporting, newsletters and social media channels have the power to position you as a local leader deeply invested in Lafayette.

We ❤️ our Audience

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Engaged, Invested, Informed

  • 6,200+ newsletter subscribers
  • 56% open rate
  • 24,000+ monthly active web users
  • 135,000+ monthly social impressions
  • 95% of our audience votes
  • 70% of our audience volunteers in the community
  • 67% of our audience donates to a cause

Local Coverage

Hub Citizen

Engaging citizens in local government with real stories, events + our award-winning voter guide. We help our community be what it wants to be.

Health Beat

Our award-winning health beat is supported by local sponsors. Together, we’ve brought the first and only full-time health reporter to Lafayette.

Local Events

Undercurrent Awards

Our flagship annual event celebrates Lafayette’s wavemakers – those making a difference who often go unnoticed.

Current In Design Awards

We spotlight the people and places making Lafayette a better place to live, work and play.

Big Towns

Convening movers & shakers from America’s mid-sized cities, this conference brings
bright ideas to Lafayette.

Advertising & Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Newsletter Advertising – With an average open rate of 56%, our weekly newsletter features banner and in-text ads promoting your business or event.
  • Online Advertising – Our award-winning website offers excellent visibility and great click-thru rates for your banner ad.
  • Sponsored Content – Your compelling narrative and imagery highlighted front and center on our home page.
  • Social Media Advertising – On location at your location, we offer the opportunity to feature your product, event and/or people in our weekly wrap-up videos on Instagram.
  • Live Event Sponsorship – Put your best foot forward at Big Towns, Undercurrent Awards, Current In Design or one of our live journalism events.
  • Special Project Partnership – We’re smart, scrappy and always game to try something new. Got an idea for a special project or partnership? Let’s talk.

We ❤️ our Advertisers & Sponsors

To learn more about advertising and sponsorship, review our media kit or discuss rates, please reach out! We look forward to working with you.

Contact Us

Johanna Divine

Johanna Divine
General Manager

[email protected] 

Christiaan Mader

Christiaan Mader

[email protected]